The Metiss Group Blog

Be Creative When Sourcing For Candidates

It wasn’t all too long ago that when businesses needed to hire, they simply placed an ad in local newspapers. Hiring managers only needed to decide how large an ad to run, what newspapers, and for how long. Today recruiters rarely use newspapers and instead have moved to online job

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Any Strength Carried To Extreme Can Be A Limitation

Whether it’s the strengths based books from Marcus Buckingham and Tom Rath, a high school sports coach, or grandmother’s sage advice, we’ve all heard the maxim “use your strengths for success.” Many leaders go as far as to assess their direct reports to determine their strengths and encourage them to

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Administer Critical Thinking Assessments For All Positions

We’ve all experienced the frustrating wait server who just doesn’t seem to get it. No matter how they try, they have a hard time working through complex orders. Conversely, hopefully you’ve had the pleasure of being waited on by the sharp, quick thinking server who finds creative solutions for the

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Think Empowerment When Delegating

One of the most difficult decisions for successful leaders is delegating an important task.  Once the leader finally decides what to delegate, they then need to decide how to delegate.  When delegating, the leader can take a controlling or an empowering approach.  Think empowerment. Empowerment does not have to mean

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